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Rights Groups Sue Oklahoma to Halt Funding of First Religious Public School in U.S.

HeadlineAug 16, 2023

In Oklahoma, the ACLU and other groups are suing to stop the state from funding the nation’s first religious public charter school. The groups say the St. Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School will violate rules for publicly funded schools, including indoctrinating students in religious beliefs, and “discriminate in admissions, discipline, and employment based on religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and other protected characteristics.”

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